It is Friday morning and it’s been a long and tiring week. When TJ and Dave arrive at the site where they are to start work, they discover that the work plan bears little relation to reality. They have a choice – stop work and wait until Monday when their Supervisor will be present, or find a way to get the job done. Conscious that another team is waiting for them to prepare the site, they make the decision to go ahead. They even do a risk assessment – of a sort. TJ and Dave are experienced, skilled and aware of hazards. So what could possibly go wrong?
Content has been adapted to include contemporary references to COVID-19 working.